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Touchstone2: An Interactive Environment for Exploring Trade-offs in HCI Experiment Design

Alexander Eiselmayer 1 Chat Wacharamanotham 1 Michel Beaudouin-Lafon 2 Wendy Mackay 2
2 EX-SITU - Extreme Interaction
Inria Saclay - Ile de France, LRI - Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique
Abstract : Touchstone2offers a direct-manipulation interface for gener-ating and examining trade-offs in experiment designs. Basedon interviews with experienced researchers, we developedan interactive environment for manipulating experimentdesign parameters, revealing patterns in trial tables, and esti-mating and comparing statistical power. We also developedTSL, a declarative language that precisely represents experi-ment designs. In two studies, experienced HCI researcherssuccessfully usedTouchstone2to evaluate design trade-offsand calculate how many participants are required for par-ticular effect sizes. We discussTouchstone2’s benefits andlimitations, as well as directions for future research.
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Alexander Eiselmayer, Chat Wacharamanotham, Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Wendy Mackay. Touchstone2: An Interactive Environment for Exploring Trade-offs in HCI Experiment Design. CHI 2019 - The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, May 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom. pp.1--11. ⟨hal-02127273⟩



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